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Ten Feet Tall present
Dr John Cooper Clarke with Special Guest Toria Garbutt
"I say to people, have you heard of John Cooper Clarke and if they say, yes, yeah he's an absolute genius and you just go, 'oh - ok, you've saved me a lot of time" Steve Coogan
John Cooper Clarke shot to prominence in the 1970s as the original ‘people’s poet’.Since then his career has spanned cultures, audiences, art forms and continents.
Today, JCC is as relevant and vibrant as ever, and his influence just as visible on today’s pop culture. Aside from his trademark ‘look’ continuing to resonate with fashionistas young and old, and his poetry included on national curriculum syllabus, his effect on modern music is huge.
His influence can be heard within the keen social observations of the Arctic Monkeys and Plan B. These collaborations mean that John has been involved in 2 recent global number 1 albums - with The Arctic Monkeys putting one of John's best loved poems, I Wanna Be Yours, to music on their critically acclaimed A:M Album
His latest show, touring across the UK, USA, Canada & Australasia, is a mix of classic verse, extraordinary new material, hilarious ponderings on modern life, good honest gags, riffs and chat - a chance to witness a living legend at the top of this game.
Belly laughs aren’t as good on an empty stomach!
You don’t want to worry about your rumbling tummy heckling your favourite act. With a range of pre-show dining options at No 60 you won’t have to.
Eat in our modern cafe bar and indulge in a filling meal from our menu, with something to suit any appetite. Our bistro menu has a new range of special dishes every month, and uses the best seasonal ingredients.
Contact a member of the No 60 team via firstname.lastname@example.org today to reserve your table.